Death toll from Crimean college explosion climbs to 13 - UPDATED 

  17 October 2018    Read: 1542
Death toll from Crimean college explosion climbs to 13 - UPDATED 

The explosion at the Kerch Politechnic College has killed 13 people, while 50 others were injured, Russian Investigative Committee Spokesperson Svetlana Petrenko informed TASS.

"At the moment, 13 are reported dead, 50 others were injured, most of them are teenagers. Reports on casualties are being verified," she said.

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15:07

"According to preliminary data, 10 people have died," a spokesperson said.

The explosion rocked the vocational college on Wednesday afternoon. A source in local law enforcement agencies said that nearly 70 people were injured in the blast.

The city ambulance service said more than 20 people have been hospitalized.


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